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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Students turn into programmers for a week

The maniacal cackle of Red -- one of the most recognizable of the Angry Birds -- can be heard periodically springing from...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2013
Last comment by Jaime, on Dec 13, 2013 at 6:32 pm | 3 comments | 5408 Views

AROUND TOWN

Skate and enjoy

Roger Brown may be 55 but that isn't keeping him from riding his skateboard. Leave that up to a city law. Read the full...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2012
Last comment by Nukem, on Jul 22, 2012 at 8:12 pm | 15 comments | 5405 Views

AROUND TOWN

Timely and tender

The current offering in TheatreWorks' new season is the Pulitzer Prize-winning drama by Quiara Alegria Hudes, who previously...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2014
Last comment by randy albin, on Aug 29, 2014 at 10:56 am | 1 comment | 5399 Views

ELECTIONS

Council campaign on a shoestring

A city policy encourages City Council candidates to spend less than $20,000 on their election campaigns, but candidate Greg...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2010
Last comment by the299crew, on Aug 30, 2010 at 12:47 pm | 10 comments | 5398 Views

AROUND TOWN

Rengstorff/Central Expy Traffic?

So happy to see the Voice's Town Square! Has anyone else noticed changes in the traffic pattern at Rengstorff and Central? I...

Original post made by Casper48 on May. 16, 2007
Last comment by Joanne, on Feb 23, 2014 at 3:02 pm | 9 comments | 5394 Views

AROUND TOWN

Google founders can fly jet out of Moffett

NASA has struck an agreement with Google founders Larry Page and Sergei Brin allowing the billionaires to fly their Boeing...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2007
Last comment by Carl Orta, on Oct 19, 2007 at 12:23 am | 12 comments | 5390 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Saddle up for safety

On a chilly and overcast Monday morning, a class of Huff Elementary School students clambered onto bicycles, strapped on...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2013
Last comment by Mom, on Feb 8, 2013 at 2:22 pm | 3 comments | 5384 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Superintendent selection process criticized

At the Mountain View Whisman school board meeting Thursday evening, teachers expressed concern over how trustees handled...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2009
Last comment by Ronelle, on Feb 5, 2010 at 4:19 am | 31 comments | 5364 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto's popular muralist Greg Brown dies

Greg Brown, a Palo Alto muralist whose elaborate, realistic and often whimsical depictions of crooks, aliens, cunning animals...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2014
Last comment by eyes wide open, on Sep 9, 2014 at 6:00 pm | 2 comments | 5363 Views

ELECTIONS

School districts welcome Prop. 30

Superintendents from both Mountain View school districts are welcoming the passage of Proposition 30, even as they acknowledge...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2012
Last comment by steve, on Dec 5, 2012 at 3:18 pm | 4 comments | 5361 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Cold case cracked: three arrested in 2004 gang murder

A new investigation into the 2004 shooting death of 17-year-old Alejandro "Alex" Fernandez has led to the arrest of two main...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2011
Last comment by S Tyler, on Aug 30, 2011 at 9:46 am | 76 comments | 5358 Views

AROUND TOWN

New year, old rule: Spare the Air

The new year is starting in the Bay Area the same way the old year ended -- with a Winter Spare the Air alert banning wood...

Original post made on Jan. 1, 2014
Last comment by Anon, on Jan 2, 2014 at 2:20 pm | 2 comments | 5346 Views

OTHER ISSUES

LASD eyes former mayor's property

As Target proposes to rebuild its Showers Drive store, Los Altos School District officials are apparently eyeing the land...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2013
Last comment by tommygee54, on Apr 26, 2013 at 8:56 pm | 73 comments | 5338 Views

AROUND TOWN

What has your experience been with Google WiFi?

It's been almost three years since Google installed its free WiFi network. We would like to get readers' thoughts on how...

Original post made by Daniel DeBolt on Apr. 24, 2009
Last comment by Ed, on Jun 15, 2009 at 2:55 pm | 39 comments | 5336 Views

OTHER ISSUES

New grocer seeks city's help

Anne Origel, co-owner of Ava's Downtown Market and Deli, asked the City Council on Tuesday for some financial help as the...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2012
Last comment by JUST THINK ABOUT IT, on Mar 6, 2012 at 12:54 pm | 44 comments | 5331 Views

OTHER ISSUES

Google shows off 'extraordinary' building plans

As if conquering the Internet weren't enough, Google has a new wonder in the works: a space-age structure that could be the...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2008
Last comment by Frank, on Apr 2, 2009 at 10:24 am | 17 comments | 5321 Views

AROUND TOWN

Op-ed: Chamber offers platform for City Council race

The November election is fast approaching, and Mountain View is primed to chart a course for its future. With three City...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2014
Last comment by Chris, on Sep 5, 2014 at 2:40 pm | 45 comments | 5309 Views

ELECTIONS

Traffic claim on council candidate's mailer raises questions

City Council candidate Ellen Kamei has sent out a mailer that makes a controversial claim: Adding 5,000 new homes in North...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2014
Last comment by Good Results, on Nov 5, 2014 at 9:26 am | 25 comments | 5308 Views

AROUND TOWN

Lego scammer sentence: 30 days in prison, at-home custody

A former Palo Alto tech industry vice president was sentenced by a Santa Clara County Superior Court judge on Thursday to...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2013
Last comment by timo, on Sep 7, 2013 at 2:05 am | 6 comments | 5305 Views

AROUND TOWN

Resentment builds against fruit thieves

Downtown property owners say they are creeped out and irritated by the regular presence of fruit thieves in their neighborhood...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2009
Last comment by Carmingo, on Jul 13, 2014 at 4:00 pm | 37 comments | 5303 Views
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